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Middle school youth ministry opportunities are available to help all youth in sixth through eighth grade grow in their faith. We also offer Wednesday night faith formation classes.
From monthly youth masses with hundreds of teens from across the metro to a mission trip to Guatemala, there are opportunities for all freshman through seniors to grow in their faith journey.
Confirmation preparation is a two year program open to all youth in ninth grade and above. All the elements help teens understand the purpose of Confirmation and prepares them to receive this life-changing sacrament at the end of the second year.
COVID-19 Resources for Youth & Families
We know that this is a challenging time for all of us, and this pandemic affects teens just as much as anyone else. Check out these resources so you can continue to grow in your faith from home. Just click on the descriptions to be taken to them!
- Attend mass via live stream. Be sure to participate and make an Act of Spiritual Communion. OLL’s masses will be posted on YouTube every Sunday at 8:30 am.
- Mission180: We’ve partnered with Mission180 to bring you free, high-quality videos. Each video features a topic to learn about our faith and takes time to pray a decade of the rosary. Check out the first video above.
- Monk Manual is offering free planning pages for students. Keep your days ordered and holy with these.
- Celebrate Holy Week Virtually with this list of ideas and suggestions for praying at home.
- Take some time to pray and attend Eucharistic Adoration virtually.
- Attend a virtual youth group on Sundays! LifeTeen’s Global LifeNight is from 4-4:30 pm and ProjectYM Live is from 7-8 pm. We will usually have an OLL Zoom right after these — high schoolers from 4:30-5:15 and middle schoolers from 8-8:30. We won’t have Zooms on Easter, but you can still tune in!
- Learn more about your faith by watching Ascension Presents and Catholic Central videos.
- Watch The Chosen, a new series on the lives of the Apostles, for free on VidAngel.
- Check out our Youth Ministry Instagram @ollyouthmin for a daily quarantine challenge to help you grow in holiness.
- Watch the videos below, and be sure to check out LifeTeen’s Lectio Live every Wednesday at 5 pm to prepare for the upcoming Sunday’s Gospel reading.
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